The Trump-loving VC tried prove that brilliant kids don’t need college. Here’s what happened.
Julius Ceasar, Charlemagne, Napoleon — if there's one thing France has, it's an illustrious and rich history (even if it can all be summarized in under five minutes).
Thousands of families are still waiting for news of missing loved ones, 25 years after the bloody Balkans war. Scientists are doing their best to piece through the mass graves — and give families answers.
Insanely comfortable jumpsuits? That are also stylish? And 15% off? Yes, yes and yes. Bless you Onepiece for making holiday gifting easy this year.
Jean-Claude Dreher, the director of the Cognitive Neuroscience Center in Lyon, France, and colleagues, found that administering testosterone in men amplifies their desire to both reward and punish.
We're surrounded by water — creeks, rivers, lakes, oceans. But unless you're living on the banks of a river or by the beach, all that water can fly under the radar. This gorgeous visualization shows every body of water (from streams to Great Lakes) in the continental US.
It took two millennia for zero, with all its mathematical brilliance, to be accepted as a proper number.
Remember when you thought to yourself "who needs cursive?" and gave up on practicing your handwriting? It's a good thing you did that, but this robot is making those skills obsolete.
Climate change will bring more frequent and fierce rainstorms to cities like Houston. But unchecked development remains a priority in the famously un-zoned city, creating short-term economic gains for some while increasing flood risks for everyone.
The Chinese-ish fast-food chain began in 1983 in the Glendale Galleria and today has twenty-seven thousand employees and nearly two thousand locations around the globe. So what's good?
This video answers the hypothetical: What if Air Bud gave up being a Golden Receiver and took his talents to the defensive side of the ball, where he could throw down brutal blind-side hits on hapless kids? If he did, he'd be Stanley the Great Pyrenees.
The gadget age is over — and even if that’s a kind of progress, because software now fills many of our needs, the great gadgetapocalypse is bound to make the tech world, and your life, a little less fun.
Faiz Siddiqui is alleging that the school’s “boring” and “appallingly bad” teaching prevented him from securing both a first-class degree and a successful career as a lawyer.
We here at Digg have learned that paper is the ultimate material. You can make engines out of it. You can make missile launchers out of it. You can even make pretty origami swans with it. With paper, the world is your oyster.
On Thursday, sources confirmed to multiple media outlets that Donald Trump has chosen Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. The choice signals bad news for environmentalists since Pruitt has led the charge nationally against President Obama's climate change policies.
On Thursday, it was confirmed by The New York Times that Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine General John F. Kelly as his choice for secretary of homeland security. The general has had a long career in public service, and has recently been known to bump heads with President Obama. Here's what you need to know.
Three cheers for not feeling broke AF this holiday season.
New research explains the neuroscience of wordplay.
The same part of the brain that allows us to step into the shoes of others also helps us restrain ourselves.
Lock them in. Bill their insurer. Kick them out. How scores of employees and patients say America’s largest psychiatric chain turns patients into profits.
Baggage fees were instituted by airlines in 2008 when oil prices were surging. Now, that prices are down it feels like a just another way for airlines to squeeze money out of consumers. However, there are actually might be some benefit to the practice...
As it turns out, sometimes ambient sound works better than even the most carefully curated Spotify playlist when your goals are productivity, relaxation and even enjoyment.
For all those who have lived in, performed at, or been to unsanctioned DIY artist spaces around the world, the warehouse fire in Oakland hits sadly close to home.
A young man is linked to five armed robberies. Can he be rehabilitated?
Australia is a mecca for bizarre and terrifying animal happenings. This time around, two brown snakes were spotted in Dandaragan throwing a hissy fit over a nearby female.
Inside President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal antidrug campaign in the Philippines, The New York Times documented 57 homicide victims over 35 days.
The 68-year-old Linda McMahon was a major Trump backer during his campaign and unsuccessfully ran for the Senate in the past.
Filson is one of the most respected American-made brands, and their products rarely go on sale. Well, not today! Use the promo code GIFT15 at checkout and get 15% off Filson’s best bags, briefcases and belts. Sale ends at midnight tonight PST.
A never-before-seen look at the company's machine learning efforts.
In the tiny group of gamblers who have become top players at both blackjack and poker, there is only one woman. Meet Cat Hulbert.
The black person’s burden of managing white emotions in the age of Trump. Reflections from Jamelle Bouie, Gene Demby, Aisha Harris and Tressie McMillan Cottom.
Swedish freestyle skiers Jesper Tjäder and Emma Dahlström show that their talent extends beyond snow, grinding rails and hitting kickers in the sands of Peru.
Thanks to Wi-Fi and laptops, work is bleeding out across your entire home.
Forget gilded mansions and super yachts. Among the tech elite, space exploration is now the ultimate status symbol.
Filmmaker Simon Scheiber spent 7 years working his animated short — which tells the story of a lighthouse keeper who makes a surprising discovery — and boy, it was worth the effort.
It’s difficult to count all the ways Trump remade the game in 2016.
A federal appeals court upheld the Michigan recount that's been under way since Monday in an opinion issued late Tuesday, just moments before a state appeals court issued an opinion saying the recount should never have been allowed to begin.
Fentanyl, the powerful opioid destroying lives from Maine to Texas, is increasingly arriving not from Mexico but from China. Via the US Postal Service.
"What will all the little Jennifer Lawrences think when they look under the apple tree!?"